My hardware is a Nokia IP110. The NIC's in it are fxp's. According
to the m0n0.ch
The following drivers/NICs either support VLAN tagging in hardware or
handle long frames properly. All other drivers/NICs use software
emulation that causes a reduced MTU (which may lead to problems).
* hardware support: bge, em, gx, nge, ti, txp
* long frame support: dc, fxp, sis, ste, tl, tx, xl (most)"
I think that means my hardware is supported and also supports long
frames. Is that correct?
The steps you describe I have already done. It seems fairly straight
forward. I also configured DHCP for each of my VLANS. So if the
switch is configured properly, when plugging into the switch, I should
get a IP address from the VLAN the port belongs to?
I think my main problem is configuring the Dell PowerConnect 2724.
It's quite confusing. And to compound my problems, the switch has a
buggy HTML interface, when it times out, I have to clear my cookies to
log back in.
Thanks for your ideas.
Founder & Owner, BIGnet Online
On 9/26/07, Aaron Cherman <aaronc at morad dot ab dot ca> wrote:
> >I just got a Dell PowerConnect 2724 switch to use with my m0n0wall.
> > So far I haven't been able to figure out how to get vlans working
> > between the two. Has anyone in here had success with a Dell
> > PowerConnect switch and m0n0wall?
> I use a number of D-Link DES-3500 series switches and a number of VLANs.
> First, I suppose you would make sure your m0n0 hardware supports the VLANs -
> see the FAQ. In the GUI go to the Interface Assignments page and click the
> VLANs tab. Click the + sign to add a VLAN, choose the host interface, VID,
> name, and save. Click the Assignments tab and the + sign to add an
> interface - your new VLAN should be automatically entered in the new field.
> The save again. This new VLAN interface will not be operational until you
> reboot, even though you can see it and configure it. Once you reboot you
> can use the new VLAN. You will have to make sure the switch interface
> plugged into m0n0's host interface is configured for tagged packets on that
> VID for both ingress and egress.
> Hope this helps.
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